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WHO Wants To Ban The Thing That Makes Smokers Quit Tobacco: E-Cigarettes

by | 29th, June 2014

THAT’S the message from a bunch of wowsing “public health” advocates. That we must immediately make sure that tobacco companies don’t continue moving into the e-cigarette market. Because, you know, umm, it’s bad. No one really manages to say why people getting their nicotine in a manner that doesn’t kill them is bad but it is bad. Trust them.

All of which is very odd indeed really. For e-cigarettes are the one thing that really works in people trying to give up smoking.

Here’s the letter anyway, one sent to the WHO and arguing that e-cigarettes must be placed under  the same restrictions as fags themselves :

It is fundamental that WHO and other public health authorities not buy into the tobacco industry’s well-documented strategy of presenting itself as a “partner.”[3] If the tobacco industry was committed to reducing the harm caused by tobacco use, it would announce target dates to stop manufacturing, marketing and selling its “more harmful” products rather

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